Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the policy including, the approval authority, review date, contact details and a summary of changes from the previous version.

Open Access for QUT Research Outputs (Including Theses) Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 7th February 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 1st February 2026 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Academic Board The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 7th February 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Policy Owner Sarah Howard
University Librarian
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Enquiries Contact Sarah Howard
University Librarian
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

QUT implemented a new policy management system (database with web interface) in December 2023. This is the first version of this document published in the new Manual of Policies and Procedures application. The document has been migrated and reformatted to enable publication but is reflective of the approved and current version that was in effect at the time of implementation. Please contact if you require an earlier version.

Modification History


07.02.23-All-University Librarian/Director, Governance and Performance-Revised policy to align with the NHMRC Open Access Policy and include additional definitions.

05.05.21-F/1.3.3, F/1.3.4-Director, Governance, Legal and Performance-Minor editorial changes to align with Repositioning QUT for a post-COVID world organisational change - effective 31.01.21.

12.12.18-F/1.3.3-Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation)-Revised to include department name change to Office of Research Services.

14.09.18-All-University Academic Board-Revised and simplified policy to consolidate F/1.3 QUT ePrints repository for research output and F/1.10 Library treatment of theses.

09.12.16-F/1.3.2, F/1.3.4-Enhancing the Student Experience REAL Difference Change Manager-Revised policy to include REAL Difference initiative, approved name change for position title, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Learning Support) to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Library Services) - effective 03.01.17.

01.02.13-All-Associate Director, Library Services (Information Resources and Research Support)-Periodic review - minor revisions only.

07.10.10-All-Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Technology, Information and Learning Support)-Revised due to the removal of Australasian Digital Theses (ADT).

18.09.09-All-University Academic Board-Policy revised and renamed.

24.03.06-All-University Academic Board-Revised policy (endorsed by University Research and Innovation Committee 01.03.06).

26.09.03-All-University Academic Board-New policy (endorsed by University Research and Development Committee) - effective from 01.01.04.